Vietnamese family dining at Pho in Oxford

Vietnamese family dining at Pho in Oxford

You all know that it’s been a battle of wills at times with regards to my son and his eating habits.  But aged eight, I can actually see the light at the end of the tunnel and slowly but surely he’s trying different foods.  Dining out is certainly a lot… Continue reading »

A family break at Chicheley Hall

A family break at Chicheley Hall

Life is often rather manic here and with a husband who is rarely home, we don’t get to spend much quality time together.  So when we were offered the chance to enjoy a family break at Chicheley Hall in Buckinghamshire recently, I jumped at the chance.  My eight year old son… Continue reading »

Treat time at John Lewis and KuPP Oxford #JohnLewis

Treat time at John Lewis and KuPP Oxford

It’s not often I get to spend time away from my son in the evenings, but when an invitation popped into my inbox recently, I just knew I had to make it work, and I got to take a friend with me too!  Bonus.  We were off to enjoy some treat… Continue reading »

Family dining at The Alchemist in Oxford

Moroccan Lamb Rump

My son is getting to an age now where eating out is a more pleasurable experience.  Don’t get me wrong, he can still be very fussy, but he’s realised that he can enjoy himself in different environments.  I’ve been to the new Westgate shopping complex in Oxford a number of… Continue reading »

Eating out at Beefeater Applecart Didcot

Beefeater Applecart Didcot

January has to be my least favourite month of the year.  It’s cold, dark, often wet and just a let down after all the fun and festivities of December.  We’d had a really up and down week here last week.  A terrible start to the week, but my son had… Continue reading »

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

Exploring the new Westgate Oxford

People always laugh when they discover that considering how close to Oxford I’ve lived for well over thirty years, that until my son was born eight years ago, I’d rarely ever visited or county town.  Since my son arrived on the scene we visited the numerous museums countless times but… Continue reading »